American Airlines

May 26, 2010 - 6:28am

The FAA seems to have been extraordinarily busy of late finding incidents of non-compliance with regulations. The result is what seems to be a high number of civil penalties assessed against operators, from airlines to tiny flight schools, for infractions ranging from non-compliance with Airworthiness Directives to flying

May 21, 2010 - 11:14am

American Eagle president and CEO Peter Bowler has given AMR notice of his retirement after a 26-year career with American Airlines and its regional subsidiary.

May 14, 2010 - 7:22am
Continental operates an all-Boeing fleet and holds an order of its own for el...

It appears United Airlines' public flirtation with US Airways might have generated the desired effect, as Continental Airlines has finally agreed to merge with UAL two years after Continental spurned United's last proposal to wed. The $3.2 billion merger would result in the biggest airline in the world and leave the U.S. with three major international carriers: the new United, Delta and American Airlines.

May 5, 2010 - 9:33am

The passage of time might not have dimmed the painful memory of the crash of Colgan Air Flight 3407, but it has at least given delegates to this year’s RAA Convention some perspective on the legacy the disaster seems sure to leave on the industry’s regulatory environment. The accident has led to FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt’s “Call to Action,” under which U.S.

April 23, 2010 - 6:04am
JetBlue CEO Dave Barger advocates a “contrarian” approach to running an airli...

The effort to bring “humanity” back to air travel has guided JetBlue CEO Dave Barger's management philosophy ever since he landed his original job as the airline's president and COO in August 1998. While circumstances beyond its control certainly tested that doctrine at times, JetBlue never veered from its core values-thanks in large part to Barger, who, in May 2007, assumed the chief executive's role from its founder, David Neeleman.

February 22, 2010 - 7:18am

“Remember those airline pilots who got caught flying drunk?”

“They went to jail, didn’t they?”

“What a bunch of losers.”

January 20, 2010 - 8:48am

Airlines from as far afield as Israel have contributed to the earthquake relief effort in Haiti, where dozens of medical teams and tons of emergency supplies have poured in via Toussaint Louverture International Airport in Port-au-Prince.

October 1, 2009 - 6:53am

European Regions Airline Association director-general Mike Ambrose struck an extraordinarily positive tone during a recent interview with AIN as the recession-driven downturn in traffic appears to be easing slightly.

August 28, 2009 - 6:18am

Business aircraft passengers are finally getting the chance to sample Aircell’s
in-flight high-speed Internet service as customer airplanes receive the hardware needed for access.

 
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